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Jacqueline Hinman (formerly Rast) serves as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of CH2M. She has 30 years of experience in the engineering and construction industry, and has held key management, operations, and technical roles in the fields of sport, transport, buildings, environmental cleanup, water/wastewater, utilities, and industrial facilities.
A Fortune 500 company, CH2M is a recognized global leader in consulting, engineering, construction, procurement, program management and operations for public and private clients, serving the energy, water, environment, transportation, and facilities markets. Ms. Hinman’s goals for the firm are market leadership, balanced growth and client stewardship. To achieve these goals, she has prioritized safety, quality, sustainability, innovation, diversity, and the highest standards of ethical behavior as drivers for CH2M’s success.
From 2012 to 2014, Ms. Hinman served as the president of CH2M's International Division, which represented approximately US$2.5 billion annual revenue and 12,000 employees worldwide. Prior to taking this role, Ms. Hinman served as president of CH2M's 7,000 person Facilities and Infrastructure Division.
Ms. Hinman also previously oversaw CH2M’s Major Programs group, which included the delivery of large engineering, construction and operations programs worldwide, including the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, the Rio 2016 Olympics, the Panama Canal Expansion, and the MASDAR sustainable city in Abu Dhabi. During this time, Ms. Hinman also served as director of Mergers & Acquisitions, responsible for overseeing the firm’s acquisitive growth strategies worldwide and for completing the acquisition of Halcrow Group, a UK-headquartered engineering firm with US$1 billion in annual revenue. In 2012 she served as Halcrow’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer prior to its integration into CH2M.
Ms. Hinman serves on the Catalyst Board of Directors and is an active member of the World Economic Forum Infrastructure and Urban Development Industry Group.
Ms. Hinman has a bachelor's degree in civil engineering from Pennsylvania State University. She is a registered professional engineer and is accredited under the U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) program.